Super Eagles to Travel in an Unusual Way to Benin Republic for Tough AFCON Qualifying Game

Super Eagles to Travel in an Unusual Way to Benin Republic for Tough AFCON Qualifying Game

- Super Eagles are currently training in Lagos ahead of ties against Benin and Lesotho

- Gernot Rohr and his players will be traveling by waterways to Benin Republic

- Nigeria need just a point to qualify for the 2022 African Cup of Nations

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Super Eagle of Nigeria will this coming Friday be traveling by waterways to Porto Novo for their coming game against Benin Republic in a 2022 African Cup of Nations qualifying encounter.

Gernot Rohr and his players have already started training at the Teslim Balogun stadium in Lagos ahead of the two big encounters they have this month.

According to the information provided by respected sports reporter Godwin Enakhena, Amaju Pinnick who is the president of the Nigerian Football Federation has concluded all arrangements for the to travel on water.

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Gernot Rohr and Amaju Pinnick were also spotted traveling on the water in relaxed moods ahead of the big encounter.

However, the Super Eagles will spend the night in Cotonou on Friday, March 26, and they will return to Porto Novo on Saturday for the battle against the host nation.

Super Eagles will return to Lagos on Sunday where they will start another preparation for their game against Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun stadium.

As things stand presently, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will only need one point from their next two games to qualify for the 2022 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

Rohr ad his men finished third at the last African Cup of Nations held in Egypt which was won by Algeria.

Gernot Rohr and Joseph Yobo.
Gernot Rohr and Joseph Yobo in action for the Super Eagles. Photo: Osodi
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Leicester City forward Kelechi joined the Super Eagles party as they prepare for their AFCON qualifying matches against Benin and Lesotho.

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The Super Eagles will take on the Squirrels of Benin on Saturday, March 27, before playing host to Lesotho on March 30 at the Teslim Balogun.

All invited players have stormed the Eko Hotel camp of the team including Kelechi Iheanacho who returned to Nigeria days after helping Leicester City defeat Manchester United 3-1 in the FA Cup.

He equaled Cristiano Ronaldo's 13 goals FA Cup record after netting twice against the Red Devils helping the Foxes reach the semi-final of the competition.

The 24-year-old opened the scoring for the hosts in the 24th minute but Mason Greenwood's 38th-minute equaliser cancelled out the opener.

Ibitoye Shittu is an award winning Sports Journalist with more than 10 years experience in News-writing, reporting and Public Relation. He is an HND and B.SC holder of Mass Communication and can be reached on Twitter @Ibishittu

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